Systems Administrator V (obtain Secret) in John C. Stennis Space Center, MS at Volt

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for a Systems Administrator V at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

Must be able to obtain a US  SECRET security clearance after start.  Interim Secret will be accepted on day one.  The only stipulation will be that they will need to obtain their full Secret clearance in a short amount of time. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of one or more operating systems. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. At the more senior (exempt) levels, this family evolves into the development of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software. Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades. Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).

SCOPE: Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems.

  • Sets up and maintains more than one type of computer systems.
  • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
  • Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing.
  • Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests and installation of software.
  • Investigates and recommends methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Initiates preventive maintenance on the operating systems as well as repair to system/environment problems.
  • Administers systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules. Interfaces with vendors for trouble calls.
  • Supports the planning of system/environment requirements for individual projects. May provide work direction and guidance to others.

PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of client's data requires an evaluation of various factors. Exercises independent judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Ensures project schedules and performance requirements are met. IMPACT: Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives. Errors or failures to achieve results may result in project delays and/or the expenditure of more resources. LIAISON: Regularly interacts with customer and/or functional per group managers. Interact with management. Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. Monitors and organizes the efforts of clerical and technical support staff. Guides the technical efforts of less experienced staff.

FREEDOM TO ACT: May be responsible for the technical direction, leadership, and training of less experienced staff.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Having knowledge and experience, able to handle seldom occurring job events. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to nonexempt personnel. Comprehensive knowledge of basic computer hardware and software fundamentals.

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 5+ years of operating systems experience. Viewed as a well-developed technical resource capable of handling moderately complex assignment.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer